June 2nd and 3rd were busy days for small brewers and state brewer guild representatives in the halls of Congress, with three separate events focusing on Main Street brewery businesses, craft beer and small brewer issues.
Review a consolidated presentation of the latest legal proceedings or filter updates by state below.
Bills would help create jobs and stimulate economy.
With the addition of Acacia Coast, the new state brewers association coordinator, the Brewers Association is focusing on guild support and development in 2011.
Congressman visits small brewery which he hopes can create jobs with help from Small BREW Bill.
The Brewers Association's board of directors approved a Position Statement on the Importance of an Independent Three-Tier Beer Distribution System.
On Wednesday, March 9, legislation seeking to enact a graduated beer excise tax rate of $3.50 and $16.00 for America's small brewers was introduced by U.S. Senators John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho). Joining Senators Kerry and Crap
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is joining more than 20 bipartisan colleagues to introduce legislation that will cut the excise tax on small breweries in half, helping small brewers, hire new employees, and revitalize downtown communitie
Small Brewers Make a Focused Push on HR 4278. Fourteen small brewery members pay visits to lawmakers in Washington DC.
As power in Washington swings like a pendulum, it is important for the Brewers Association to assess what the recent mid-term elections will mean for the small businesses the Association exists to protect. Here's a recap of what the shakeup might mean
Why passage of HR4278 is important to craft brewers.